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YouTube to PowerPoint Converter - Download and Convert YouTube FLV, MP4, WebM to PowerPoint Supported Format


Though we can insert YouTube URL in PowerPoint for playing YouTube videos in PPT, this method has some limitations like there must be an Internet connection in playing the embedded YouTube video in PowerPoint, and sometimes we even encounter 'PowerPoint Cannot Insert a Video from this Embed Code' YouTube error.

In order to avoid these limitations, a recommended solution is to embed downloaded YouTube video in PowerPoint. This following article just aims to introduce a professional YouTube to PowerPoint Converter and a step by step guide on how to download and convert YouTube to PowerPoint supported format to successfully embed YouTube in PowerPoint for easy playback.

YouTube to PowerPoint Converter

iDealshare VideoGo, the professional YouTube to PowerPoint Converter, can easily convert all kinds of downloaded YouTube videos whatever it is in FLV, MP4 or WebM format to PowerPoint supported video format like AVI, WMV, ASF, MPG and etc. It also support convert YouTube to PowerPoint supported audio format like AIFF, MP3, WMA, WAV, AU.

Besides converting YouTube to PowerPoint format, iDealshare VideoGo also helps to convert other video formats like MKV, 3GP, WTV, MOV, M4V, F4V, MXF, Apple ProRes, RMVB, DV, VOB, MTS, AVCHD, OGV and etc to PowerPoint compatible format.

This powerful YouTube to PowerPoint Converter also features all-in-one downloading as well as converting YouTube to PowerPoint format. Aside from download YouTube to PowerPoint, it also supports downloading video to PowerPoint from other websites like Facebook, Google Videos, Metacafe, eHow, Vimeo, MTV, BBC, Dailymotion, etc.

How to Download and Convert YouTube to PowerPoint?

The following is a detailed instruction on how to convert downloaded YouTube to PowerPoint or how to directly download as well as convert YouTube to PowerPoint.

Make Preparation: Run YouTube to PowerPoint Converter

Free download the ideal YouTube to PowerPoint Converter - iDealshare VideoGo (for Windows, for Mac), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

YouTube to PowerPoint Converter - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Add YouTube Video

Situation 1: If you already have downloaded videos from YouTube and want to convert it to PowerPoint format: Simply drag and drop the downloaded YouTube video to the main window of this YouTube to PowerPoint Converter. Or click "Add File" button to locate and load the downloaded YouTube videos.

Situation 2: If you want download as well as convert YouTube to PowerPoint: Click the "Add File" drop-down button, a drop down menu will pop up; then select "Add YouTube Video..." to paste the URL for the YouTube video and then click "OK" button, iDealshare VideoGo will start to download YouTube video and the downloaded video will automatically appear in the main window of this YouTube to PowerPoint Converter.

How to Download and Convert YouTube to PowerPoint

Step 2 Select PowerPoint supported format

Click the "Profile" drop-down button to select PowerPoint supported video format like WMV, AVI from the "General Video" category.

Step 3 Convert YouTube to PowerPoint

Click the "Convert" button to start and finish converting YouTube to PowerPoint more supported format.

Insert YouTube in PowerPoint

Before starting to embed YouTube in PowerPoint, first create a folder and put your PowerPoint Presentation into it. Then copy the converted YouTube video into the same folder as your PowerPoint presentation.

Then open PowerPoint, click the "Insert" tab at the top left of the menu bar. Then click the "Video" drop down arrow and choose "Video from File..." to locate and insert the converted YouTube videos.

How to Embed YouTube in PowerPoint for easy playback

Finally, a black box will appear on your slide. You can drag the corners of this box to enlarge it. And you can test your video by going to Slide Show Mode.

PowerPoint Cannot Insert a Video from this Embed Code YouTube

Symptoms in embed YouTube in PowerPoint:

  • Embedding a YouTube video in PowerPoint 2010 gives error: 'PowerPoint cannot insert a video from this embed code. Verify that the embed code is correct, and then try again'
  • I have Win XP/Office 2010, but I have same problem on Win//Of2010. I can embed the code. But when I want to run the embedded video says: 'To play the selected item, you must install a later version of the Macromedia Flash Player. To download the Macromedia Flash Player, go to the Adobe Web site. '. So I install Flash for IE and Firefox. Many times I install Flash. Same error ...
  • When you go to embed a video in PowerPoint, you may receive a message that Adobe Flash needs to be updated. Although this might be true, updating this program will not resolve the embedding problem. NOTE: If you have a PowerPoint will previously embedded videos, these will no longer play.

Reason for the error:

  • This can occur if the embed code contains iFrames, which are not supported in PowerPoint. To verify that your embed code contains an iFrame, check for: iframe

Resolution for PowerPoint Cannot Insert a YouTube Video:

  • Generate an embed code from the website that does not use iFrames. On YouTube, this option is called "Use Old Embed Code."